CHIEF OF STAFF, IMPACT
Melissa Freeny is a results-driven Chief of Staff of Impact and Communications, where she supports strategic initiatives and drives experimental expansion channels. Her extensive experience in both the private and public sectors enables her to drive impactful change and strategically translate the power of FORWARD to transform public administration. Prior to joining FORWARD, Melissa excelled as the Manager of Social Community Impact at Nike, Inc., where she led the Black Community Commitment in Los Angeles, managing multi-million dollar grants and developing corporate community partnerships.
Melissa holds a B.A. in Economics from Spelman College.